UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/themes/default/images/logo.gif http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health System news Level I trauma experience prepares surgeons for battle http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10133/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10133 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 30, 2015) - Soldiers injured during the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have the highest survival rates in history, thanks to the availability of surgeons skilled in combat care. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10133 Susan Mar 2015-06-30T00:00:00Z UC Davis study guides efforts to find new strategies, solutions to fight pediatric asthma http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10065/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10065 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 26, 2015) - Low flu vaccination rates, medication compliance and limited access to primary care providers have contributed to poor outcomes for pediatric asthma in California, say UC Davis pediatricians Ulfat Shaikh and Robert Byrd, who have published an extensive study describing the challenges faced by children with asthma in California. [en español] Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10065 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing school welcomes physician assistant, nurse practitioner students to master's-degree programs http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10129/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10129 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 26, 2015) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis conducted a White Coat Ceremony on Thursday to welcome physician assistant and nurse practitioner classes of 2017. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10129 Rebecca Badeaux 2015-06-26T00:00:00Z Knoepfler awarded childhood cancer research grant http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10118/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10118 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 25, 2015) - UC Davis stem cell scientist Paul Knoepfler has been awarded $250,000 for glioma research from an organization begun 15 years ago by a 5-year-old girl with a deadly form of childhood cancer. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10118 Dorsey Griffith 2015-06-25T00:00:00Z Erik Fernandez y Garcia appointed commissioner of new maternal mental health task force http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10115/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10115 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 24, 2015) - Erik Fernandez y Garcia, associate professor of clinical pediatrics at UC Davis Children's Hospital, has been appointed a commissioner on the California Task Force on the Status of Maternal Mental Health Care. The formation of this group was announced at a press conference today, presented by 2020 Mom (formerly the California Maternal Mental Health Collaborative) and the Central Valley Health Policy Institute at Fresno State.   Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10115 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-24T00:00:00Z UC Davis awards $1 million for brain research http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10116/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10116 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 24, 2015) - UC Davis is stimulating innovative, collaborative brain research with a new program offering funding for projects with strong potential to lead to impactful discoveries. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10116 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-24T00:00:00Z Organ and tissue donors honored with memorial rock at UC Davis Medical Center http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10103/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10103 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 18, 2015) - Organ, tissue and eye donors’ monumental generosity was memorialized this morning when a two-ton inscribed rock was added to the landscape of UC Davis Medical Center. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10103 Susan Mar 2015-06-18T00:00:00Z Evaluating intelligence testing in individuals with intellectual disability http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9345/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9345 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 18, 2015) - Since the latter part of the 19th and early 20th centuries, intelligence tests have attempted to measure human intellectual capabilities. The most common assigns an intelligence quotient, or “IQ” score for normal intelligence in the 90-to-110 point range. Below-normal intelligence falls below 80 IQ points. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9345 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities to hold Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10100/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10100 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 18, 2015) - The 12th Annual UC Davis Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders — one of the nation's premier gatherings of health professionals, educators and families interested in research and best practices in the field of neurodevelopmental disorders — will be held Friday, Aug. 7, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UC Davis Conference Center, 550 Alumni Lane, on the University of California, Davis campus. The Institute is sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD) of the UC Davis MIND Institute and the UC Davis Health System Office of Continuing Medical Education.  Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10100 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital collects donations at June 20 Sacramento Republic FC game http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9968/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9968 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2015) - UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department will be collecting art supplies and toy donations at the June 20 Sacramento Republic FC game at Hughes Stadium. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9968 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-15T00:00:00Z Leiserowitz receives WAGO award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10089/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10089 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2015) - Gary Leiserowitz, chief of gynecologic oncology and interim chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, received the Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists (WAGO) James F. Nolan Award June 12 at the 2015 Annual Meeting in Santa Rosa. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10089 Susan Mar 2015-06-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology welcomes new chief http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10082/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10082 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2015) - Marcio H. Malogolowkin, an international leader in the treatment of rare pediatric liver tumors, has joined UC Davis as the new chief of the UC Davis Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10082 Inessa Samusenko 2015-06-15T00:00:00Z First class of UC Davis master's-degree nurse practitioners and physician assistants graduate http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10081/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10081 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 12, 2015) - For the first time, 25 students in the physician assistant and nurse practitioner master’s-degree programs collected degrees through the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis this graduation season, along with six Doctor of Philosophy and 25 Master of Science ― Leadership students. Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10081 Rebecca Badeaux 2015-06-12T00:00:00Z Early Start Denver Model workshops offered in August http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10080/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10080 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 11, 2015) - The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a daily play-and routines-based intervention for young children with autism that has been found to result in significant developmental gains, is offering a series of workshops in August. Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10080 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-11T00:00:00Z Forty-four protein biomarkers discovered for Duchenne muscular dystrophy http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10083/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10083 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 11, 2015) - Researchers have identified 44 proteins in the blood of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy that occur at significantly different concentrations in comparison to healthy individuals of the same age. Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10083 Susan Mar 2015-06-11T00:00:00Z The constant movement in ADHD may help children think, perform in school http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10069/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10069 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 10, 2015) - The constant movement of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be distracting -- but the fidgeting also may improve their cognitive performance, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. The take-away message: The hyperactivity seen in ADHD may help children think. [en español] Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10069 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital listed in the nation's Best Children's Hospital rankings http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9987/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9987 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 9, 2015) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s top hospitals in five pediatric subspecialties. Together with Shriners Hospital for Children – Northern California, its longstanding partner in caring for children with burns, spinal cord injuries, urological issues and orthopaedic disorders, UC Davis Children's Hospital ranked 29th in orthopaedics and 20th in urology. UC Davis also ranked 17th in neonatology, 33rd in diabetes and endocrinology and 45th in neurology and neurosurgery.  Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9987 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-09T00:00:00Z Early intervention program improves long-term outcomes for children with autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10075/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10075 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 9, 2015) - An early intervention program for toddlers with autism spectrum disorder improves their intellectual abilities and reduces autism symptoms -- and those results persist years after the children originally received treatment, a new study shows. Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10075 Phyllis Brown 2015-06-09T00:00:00Z Body's response to spicy foods guides design of new pain relief drugs http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10074/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10074 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 9, 2015) - UC Davis researchers have identified the molecular interactions that allow capsaicin to activate the body’s primary receptor for sensing heat and pain, paving the way for the design of more selective and effective drugs to relieve pain. Their work appeared online June 8 in the journal Nature Chemical Biology. Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10074 Carole Gan 2015-06-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing professor honored by national association for published research http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10057/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10057 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 29, 2015) - Gerald Kayingo, a physician assistant and assistant clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, received the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Research Publishing Award at the association’s annual convention this week in San Francisco. He teaches in the school’s physician assistant and nurse practitioner programs. Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10057 Rebecca Badeaux 2015-05-29T00:00:00Z Restricting firearms access for people who misuse alcohol may prevent violence http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10054/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10054 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 28, 2015) - Restricting access to firearms for people who misuse alcohol could prevent firearm violence, but policies that more clearly define alcohol misuse should be developed to facilitate enforcement, according to a review of existing research and public policies by the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program. Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10054 Carole Gan 2015-05-28T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing graduate students showcase scholarly work at Academic Symposium http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10046/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10046 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 28, 2015) - From hospital readmission rates and simulation training to family planning for rural women and pediatric triage assessment, the scope of work undertaken by students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis ranges from clinical to community, from birth to end of life. Gaduate students pursuing doctoral and master’s degrees present their scholarly work at the 2015 Academic Symposium, June 5 on the UC Davis Sacramento campus. Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10046 Rebecca Badeaux 2015-05-28T00:00:00Z Results for microbes collected by citizen scientists and grown on the International Space Station http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10048/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10048 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 27, 2015) - Do microbes grow differently on the International Space Station than they do on Earth? Results from the growth of microbes collected by citizen scientists in Project MERCCURI indicate that most behave similarly in both places. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10048 Carole Gan 2015-05-27T00:00:00Z Common heart disease medication could help asthmatics too http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10045/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10045 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 26, 2015) - A drug prescribed to prevent or stall the progress of heart disease may also relieve symptoms of asthma, according to a new study from pulmonary medicine specialists at UC Davis Health System. Tue, 26 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10045 Susan Mar 2015-05-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds significant cost savings in pediatric telemedicine consults compared to phone consults http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10039/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10039 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 21, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have conducted a comprehensive study to determine whether pediatric telemedicine consultations with rural emergency departments save money compared to telephone consults. The answer is a resounding yes. While telemedicine systems are expensive to install and maintain, they more than pay their way, saving an average $4,662 per use. The study was published in the journal Medical Decision Making. [en español] Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10039 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center rated among the nation's high performing hospitals by U.S. News & World Report http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10035/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10035 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 20, 2015) - New U.S. News & World Report hospital ratings for five common procedures and conditions show that UC Davis Medical Center is a “high performer” for heart bypass surgery, hip replacements, heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and meets expected standards of care for knee replacements. Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10035 Susan Mar 2015-05-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital launches Pediatric Early Mobility Program http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10029/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10029 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2015) - Early mobility and exercise have been shown to help patients recover faster and decrease long-term effects of delirium, a common condition of pediatric patients admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). UC Davis Children’s Hospital has today launched a Pediatric Early Mobility Program to help improve recovery times, shorten patient stays, reduce pain and delirium among PICU patients. Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10029 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis CAARE Center celebrates 25th anniversary http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10018/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10018 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2015) - The UC Davis CAARE Center recently hosted an anniversary reception to honor the children and families served over the last 25 years and the staff and community partners who have dedicated their lives to the prevention and treatment of child abuse. The event was held April 30 at the UC Davis MIND Institute’s auditorium. Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10018 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-19T00:00:00Z Osteoporosis screening is too common for low-risk women and too uncommon for higher-risk women http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10027/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10027 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2015) - Many of those who should get it, don’t. And many of those who shouldn’t, do. That’s the story of a common screening test for osteoporosis, according to new research from UC Davis Health System. Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10027 Susan Mar 2015-05-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis CMN recognized nationally for its fundraising success at Walmart, Costco stores http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10022/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10022 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 18, 2015) - The Miracle Month of May is only half way through, but UC Davis Children's Miracle Network (CMN) has been recognized nationally for its fundraising success at Walmart and Costco stores. Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10022 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center recognized for quality care for stroke patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10024/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10024 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 15, 2015) - UC Davis Medical Center has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for using evidence-based guidelines that improve care and quality of life for stroke patients. Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10024 Susan Mar 2015-05-15T00:00:00Z American Pain Society awards Fishman for education in pain management http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10020/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10020 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 15, 2015) - Scott Fishman, chief of the Division of Pain Medicine and professor of anesthesiology at UC Davis Health System, has been awarded by the American Pain Society (APS) for his outstanding educational achievements in pain management. Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10020 David Ong 2015-05-15T00:00:00Z Sac Republic FC players surprise UC Davis Children's Hospital patients with visit http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10023/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10023 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2015) - Patients at UC Davis Children's Hospital got a surprise visit from Sacramento Republic FC players Rodrigo "Roro" Lopez and Gabe Gonzalez this afternoon. Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10023 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-14T00:00:00Z Revealing kidney cancer's secret http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10017/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10017 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2015) - An international team of scientists, led by UC Davis nephrologist Robert Weiss, have used a sophisticated combination of proteomics and metabolomics to show how renal cell carcinoma (RCC) reprograms its metabolism and evades the immune system. In addition, the study found that cancer grade has a major impact on this reprogramming. These results, published in the journal Cancer Research, point to new therapeutic options for this particularly deadly cancer. Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10017 Dorsey Griffith 2015-05-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Residency Programs awarded grants to boost primary-care workforce http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10016/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10016 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 13, 2015) - California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development has awarded more than $600,000 in grants to UC Davis’ Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Training programs to boost primary health-care workforce training in California. Wed, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10016 Susan Mar 2015-05-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute research finds differences in the brains and behavior of girls and boys with autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9818/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9818 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 12, 2015) - New research conducted by the UC Davis MIND Institute on a large cohort of preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder has found differences in the underlying biology of their brains, and in  their behavior, that may help explain how the condition affects a little-studied and poorly understood population of children: girls. [en español] Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9818 Phyllis Brown 2015-05-12T00:00:00Z UC Davis tests deep brain stimulation as a treatment for cognitive changes in Parkinson's http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9998/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9998 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 12, 2015) - Surgeons at UC Davis Health System are testing an innovative method of limiting cognitive decline in patients with Parkinson’s disease. The treatment — deep brain stimulation, or DBS — involves delivering low levels of electrical stimulation to a part of the brain that controls the abilities to think, plan and remember. Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9998 Susan Mar 2015-05-12T00:00:00Z Yellowlees elected vice president of American Telemedicine Association http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10002/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10002 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 11, 2015) - Peter Yellowlees, professor in the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been elected vice president of the American Telemedicine Association, which promotes the use of advanced remote telecommunications for health-care and consultation. Mon, 11 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/10002 Phyllis Brown 2015-05-11T00:00:00Z Drug, Device Discovery and Development initiative moves forward http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9974/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9974 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 11, 2015) - On April 15, 2015, three UC Davis leaders in research joined more than forty scientists from across the University of California (UC) system and representatives from the biomedical industry to discuss plans for strengthening UC’s position in drug, device and diagnostics development.  Mon, 11 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9974 Carole Gan 2015-05-11T00:00:00Z News 10 highlights UC Davis Children's Hospital in its "Breakfast on the Job" segment http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9994/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9994 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 8, 2015) - UC Davis Children's Hospital was the focus of News 10's "Breakfast on the Job" segment this morning from 5 to 7 a.m. The segment honored UC Davis Children's Hospital employees and discussed job opportunities currently available at the hospital.  Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9994 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-08T00:00:00Z New intervention pioneered at UC Davis Children's Hospital helps mothers address depression http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9983/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9983 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 7, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have developed a new intervention that identifies potentially depressed mothers and encourages them to seek treatment. The Motivating our Mothers (MOM) program takes a unique approach, relying on pediatricians rather than the mother’s doctor for diagnosis. In the study, mothers were given a short survey to assess whether they needed additional care. Those who identified depression symptoms were then coached by a research assistant to seek further help. [en español] Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9983 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis recognized for support of breastfeeding http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9975/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9975 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 7, 2015) - The Davis and Sacramento campuses of UC Davis are receiving recognition for their promotion and accommodation of breastfeeding. Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9975 David Ong 2015-05-07T00:00:00Z Robin Steinhorn elected to the American Pediatric Society Council http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9989/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9989 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 6, 2015) - Robin Steinhorn, chair of the Department of Pediatrics and medical director of UC Davis Children’s Hospital, has been elected to the American Pediatric Society (APS) Council. Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9989 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-06T00:00:00Z Dermatologist Jagdeo awarded by American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9973/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9973 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 5, 2015) - Jared Jagdeo, UC Davis assistant professor of dermatology, has received the 2015 Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS). Tue, 05 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9973 David Ong 2015-05-05T00:00:00Z New UC Davis program targets next generation of physicians to advance Latino health http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9980/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9980 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2015) - The University of California, Davis and The Permanente Medical Group today launched a new initiative at UC Davis School of Medicine dedicated to building the next generation of physicians committed to advancing Latino health. [en español] Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9980 Susan Mar 2015-05-04T00:00:00Z Cable TV network Animal Planet films at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9981/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9981 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2015) - Cable television channel Animal Planet was at UC Davis Children’s Hospital last week to produce an episode of the series “Monsters Inside Me” about Jordan Herbst, the Bishop teenager who in 2013 became infected and survived hantavirus, a life-threatening and rare infection. Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9981 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-04T00:00:00Z